A 22-year-old man has died after a multi-vehicle accident late Thursday afternoon on Route 11 near Miramichi.

RCMP

The RCMP says four vehicles were involved in the crash at approximately 5 p.m. just north of Kouchibouguac, New Brunswick.  Five people were injured, according to Corporal Mathieu Roy of the Richibucto RCMP. Three people were treated at the scene and two were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries.

Police say Collin Polchies of Elsipogtog  passed away at the Miramichi Regional Hospital Thursday evening.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing with the assistance of an RCMP collision reconstructionist. Route 11 north of Kouchibouguac  was closed until about 3 a.m. Friday.